Table 15. Firearm-Related Death Rates Associated with Homicide, Suicide and Unintentional Injury among Adolescents 15-19 Years Old, Arizona, 1985-1995 and United States, 1987-1993

Arizona 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995
Homicide, total
By firearms
By all other means
8.0
5.1
2.9
13.8
7.3
6.5
8.0
4.4
3.6
9.8
6.7
3.1
10.5
7.0
3.5
10.7
6.9
3.8
19.0
16.4
2.6
18.6
14.6
4.0
23.9
16.4
7.5
27.9
23.3
4.6
33.4
27.7
5.7
Suicide, total
By firearms
By all other means
17.3
14.0
3.3
15.0
11.0
4.0
20.9
12.8
7.1
18.5
12.6
5.9
18.7
11.7
7.0
16.1
10.7
5.4
18.3
13.4
4.9
12.4
8.7
3.7
22.7
18.0
4.7
23.7
17.9
5.8
18.7
14.4
4.3
Unintentional Injury, total
By firearms
By all other means
61.3
1.3
60.0
67.5
1.6
65.9
54.2
0.4
53.8
58.22.0
56.2
53.3
2.7
50.6
47.5
2.7
44.8
40.3
1.9
38.4
39.0
2.9
36.1
48.9
3.5
45.4
43.9
0.8
43.1
52.8
1.4
51.4

United States Homicide
Total
By firearms
By all other means


NA
NA
NA

NA
NA
NA

9.8
7.0
2.8

11.5
8.9
2.6

13.5
11.1
2.4

17.0
13.9
3.1

19.6
16.6
3.0

19.3
16.8
2.5

20.7
18.0
2.7

NA
NA
NA

NA
NA
NA
United States Suicide
Total
By firearms
By all other means

NA
NA
NA

NA
NA
NA

10.2
6.0
4.1

11.1
6.8
4.3

11.1
6.8
4.2

11.1
7.5
3.6

11.0
7.5
3.6

10.8
7.3
3.5

10.9
7.4
3.5

NA
NA
NA

NA
NA
NA

a Number of deaths per 100,000 persons 15-19 years old

bData source: Injury Mortality. National Summary of Injury Mortality Data 1987-1993. National Center for Injury Prevention and Control. CDC. June 1996.



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